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NIH Makes Nanotechnology Award // Six Years of Residency? // Measuring Trauma Patient Satisfaction

NIH Makes Nanotechnology Award // Six Years of Residency? // Measuring Trauma Patient Satisfaction

If you want to improve operative decision making and independence amongst your trainees, you might consider the training model out of Brown University. At the request of Brown’s program director (and study co-author) Christopher DiGiovanni, M.D., Alan Daniels, M.D. recently undertook an assessment of the university’s orthopedic surgery residency program, which includes a mandatory trauma fellowship during the PGY6 (post-graduate year 6), and is one of the few orthopedic programs in the country that requires a sixth year of training. The trauma fellowship year at Brown provides trainees with the opportunity to provide care for orthopedic trauma patients as attending surgeons, with support and supervision from senior attending staff.

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